Genus MACROPYGIA

This genus contains several long-tailed Doves inhabiting the Oriental and Australian regions, and ranging from the Himalayas to the New Hebrides and Australia. They may at once be distinguished from all other Indian Columbinae by having a graduated tail that equals or exceeds the wing in length. The bill is slender, the head small and Dove4il

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol. 4. 1898.
Title in Book: 
Genus MACROPYGIA
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1898
Page No: 
48
M_ID: 
5020
M_SN: 
Macropygia
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
1854

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